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Celebrate National Onion Ring Day Arlington Style!

Did someone say onion rings? Even folks who don’t like onions (points to self) usually get onboard with this version of deep fried fun. Although, the exact origin of deep-fried onion rings is a mystery, one claimant (according to Wikipedia) to the invention is the Kirby's Pig Stand restaurant chain, founded in Oak Cliff, Texas, in the early 1920s…

Celebrate National Eat Your Veggies Day in Arlington

It’s National Eat Your Vegetables Day, woohoo! I know, I know, vegetables don’t seem all that appealing when all you are craving is potato chips and ice cream during this time of self-isolation, BUT it’s no secret that vegetables are a perfect choice for a healthy pick-me-up. Whether you’re a picky eater looking to expand your palate or a…

Take a Sip to Celebrate National Iced Tea Day in Arlington

Sweet? Unsweet? Half and half? Arnold Palmer? If you are from the South or have lived in the South for any amount of time, you know what I am talking about. TEA! Thirst quenching, goes with everything, Iced Tea! And I am not talking about the Long Island kind. June 10th is National Iced Tea Day. This "brew" has permeated our culture for over a…

Top Places to Celebrate National Burger Day in Arlington

Ahhh burgers. Arguably America’s favorite food. I heard that McDonald’s globally sells 75 hamburgers per second! Burgers are equal parts delicious and adaptable, which makes them just as suited for drive-through as they are for hole-in-the-wall diners, sporting events and high-end restaurants. With all the fanfare, it’s no wonder we have a whole…

PY1 Arlington: Should You Go?

I’m drawn to ancient Egyptian lore and symbols, so traveling to Giza for the pyramids is the absolute top of my bucket list. Sadly, that hasn’t happened yet, but as luck would have it, two pyramids recently sprang up in Arlington! That’s right, in addition to a skyline with sports arenas and roller coasters, Arlington now has an 81 foot tall…

10 Quick Tips for KAABOO Texas: Know Before You Go

It’s almost time! KAABOO Texas rocks Arlington, May 10-12, with a diverse lineup of classic and contemporary artists. You’ve bought your tickets, you’ve been listening to the official KAABOO playlist based on the lineup, you’ve booked a nearby hotel room….now you’re itching for the main event. The music, comedy, culinary, art, and indulgences are a…

Four Great DFW Spring Break Staycation Ideas – Part One

Growing up in Arlington, I loved the visits to Six Flags Over Texas and other local destinations my mom organized each spring break—and I also looked forward to our annual spring break excursion to The Galleria in Dallas, which included ice skating with my little brother and lunch at the legendary Highland Park Cafeteria. The Galleria outing…

Need to Work Offsite? Where to Work Remotely in Arlington

The modern workforce is changing, with more workers than ever a part of the gig economy, starting their own small business, or working remotely. The standard nine-to-five day at the office is evolving as workers have increased options on where they want to work - basically, anywhere WiFi is available. While Arlington is known for its robust…